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A national policy dialogue organized by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Pekanbaru (Riau, Indonesia) on August 30 brought together different stakeholders to share their experiences with the prevention and management of forest fires.
As rural demographics shift, lack of protections for women’s land rights undermines efforts to empower Indigenous Peoples and local communities, conserve tropical forests, and reduce poverty.
Community advocates in Brazil, Guatemala, Kenya, Taiwan, and 21 other countries call on governments, private sector to recognise that secure land rights are vital to the global struggle against climate change
Experts at Dakar event point to a significant cause of investment losses, work stoppages and violence across Africa: the failure of governments and companies to respect the land rights of indigenous and local communities
Community and indigenous women are historically under-represented in discussions of women’s property rights.
RRI ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE STATE OF RIGHTS AND RESOURCES 2016-2017 PRESS RELEASE New Research: Forcing Local Peoples off Their Lands Drives Almost Two-Thirds of…
Press Release New Research: Land Conflicts Impact 3.2 Million People and Threaten More Than Rs. 12 trillion (US $179 billion) of Investment New Research Land Disputes…
Press Release New Research: Indigenous and Community Forestlands Hold at Least One Quarter of All Tropical Forest Carbon; Failure to Prioritize Rights of Forest Guardians…
In low- and middle-income countries, the vast majority of land remains contested, leaving around 2.5 billion people living in rural and forest areas highly vulnerable to poverty, violence…
Governments too often sidestep indigenous people when approving new infrastructure projects on their land, ignoring the potential for sustainable economic growth and environmentally-friendly development, a U.N. expert said on Tuesday.
Interview with UN Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples